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Ascent of Mount Langley on 2013-06-12

Climber: Vic Hanson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Motorcycle
Peak:Mount Langley
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14026 ft / 4275 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead about 10:30, hiked up via New Army Pass, went too far to the left on the scramble up the rocks so had to traverse almost the whole summit plateau, took a more direct route down and then climbed Cirque Peak. Got to the summit there about 7:00 pm and then dropped down to the PCT to camp by an unfortunately dry lake. After hiking some on the PCT, camped at Chicken Spring Lake the 2nd night, very delightful!

This was a 3 day trip and in order to save battery power on my tablet I didn't record the track after the summit of Langley.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3956 ft / 1206 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3956 ft / 1206 m
    Distance:11.8 mi / 19 km
    Route:New Army Pass
    Trailhead:Cottonwood Lakes TH  10070 ft / 3069 m
    Time Up:5 Hours 1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Route:Cirque Peak



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